It is not clear exactly how the dogs helped avert heart disease, or whether getting one directly led to better health, cautioned the paper's senior author Tove Fall, who is also an associate professor in epidemiology at Uppsala University.
A new study says that having a dog may keep your heart healthy in the old age.
In Sweden, pet owners are required to register their docs since 2001. They are also studying the gut microbiome of dog owners. People who live alone with their dogs see their risk for death decrease by about 33%, and their chances of dying from a cardiovascular disease goes down by 36%.
As a single dog owner, an individual is the sole person walking and interacting with their pet as opposed to married couples or households with children, which may contribute to greater protection from cardiovascular disease and death, said the study. "Alternatively, it could be reverse causality - people who are fitter and more active are more likely to own a dog".
The data found that dog owners tend to be younger than non dog owners, as well as residents of areas with a lower population density AKA probably not a horribly polluted city.
The scientists added that owners of dogs who were originally bred for hunting, like terriers and retrievers, were found to have the lowest rates of heart disease among the group of 40 to 80-year-olds examined. (Jesus Christ) Fenton was a hunting breed.
This guy is fit because his dog is fit, you get me?
Dogs could alleviate social isolation, depression and loneliness, the study said. The researchers compared the health of people who owned and didn't own dogs by cross checking with Sweden's detailed dog ownership databases. But the authors of the study attempted to clarify the reasons further. There is some inherent quality that a dog has that tears at your heart when it looks at you with puppy eyes and the wagging tail.
The potential deal came to light November 3 when a Wall Street Journal report said the companies were in "advanced" talks. Goldman Sachs & Co LLC was the financial adviser to Marvell, while Qatalyst Partners LP and J.P.
Glenn played three seasons at Ohio State before being the No. 7 pick in the 1996 NFL Draft to the New England Patriots . Here's how some of Glenn's former teammates - as well as many, many fans - chose to pay tribute to the former star.
Mayfield said he was caught up in the scrappy game, one in which Jayhawk players hit him late and refused to shake hands pregame. Riley was emotional in his weekly press conference when discussing his decision. "I talk about being a competitive player".
Flanked by the country's top brass, his speech left Zimbabweans shocked after he remained defiant in clinging to the presidency . Some have speculated that the 93-year-old read the wrong speech on Sunday, or left out crucial passages about stepping down.
Franken said he didn't remember taking the photo but that he felt "badly" that Menz felt disrespected. "I respect women. Lindsay Menz, 33, reached out to CNN several hours after news anchor Leeann Tweeden accused Sen.
Authorities have not said how the two were injured, but a Customs and Border Protection spokesman said Martinez was not shot. Ted Cruz have characterized it as an attack that caused the weekend death of a border agent and injuring of a second.
Members of Rajput Karni Sena thanked the CM for what they called was a complete ban on the movie's screening in the state. The Madhya Pradesh government has made a decision to not screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati in the state.
He was admitted to Calcutta's Apollo Gleneagles hospital where he underwent angioplasty to unblock two blood vessels. Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi is survived by his wife Deepa Dasmunsi and son Priyadeep Dasmuni.
At the same time, existing shareholder Auchan Retail SA will also boost its stake in Sun Art to about 36.2%. It has launched many un-staffed concept shops in the past year, including grocery and coffee stores.
Internationally, Justice League grossed $185.5 million in 65 markets including China, which led the way with $51.7 mill. So if Lady Bird , a movie with a budget of $10 million, scored a $94 million opening weekend that would be tremendous.
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Bruce Arians reverses course, says he's not to blame for loss
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Why Uber Just Agreed to Buy a Buttload of Volvos
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Christina Aguilera Here's My Reaction to P!nk's Reaction
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp launches on November 22
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 comes to Switch in 2018
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